Wednesday, September 10, 2008

A Microsoft Refugee Becomes a Social Technologist - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

Another highly visible Microsoft exec (over the last ~dozen years) heads for the exit; see the full post on his next steps

Will Poole, a veteran Microsoft executive, is leaving the company at the end of this month to become a technology evangelist of sorts. Computing, he said, is finally becoming sufficiently powerful and inexpensive enough that it can really help tackle “social and economic problems and has the potential to do it at scale.”

“I think the sweet spot is education,” he added.

A Microsoft Refugee Becomes a Social Technologist - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

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